Mountainlands Community Housing Trust provides Housing for People, Not for Profit.
Mountainlands Community Housing Trust (MCHT) is based on the belief that a safe affordable home is often a family’s first step toward economic self-sufficiency.
Founded in 1993, MCHT addresses the dual problems of housing affordability and availability on three fronts: acquisition and new construction of affordable housing, direct assistance in securing housing and needed basic services, and education and advocacy to promote housing policy.
Mountainlands' Transitional Housing program not only provides a roof over the heads of those in need, it also ensures health and humanitarian services to provide a lasting impact on the lives the participants. This supportive homeless prevention program is the first of its kind in Summit County.
MCHT’s commitment to the participants is to create a bridge to independence, enhanced life skills, and affinity within our community.
Participants create a specific plan to achieve the three highly defined goals of the program:
"Jane" came to Mountainlands Community Housing needing a hand up, and became another Mountainlands Transitions success story. Her story is in the photos above.